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  1. How YouTube Aims to Persuade Millennials to Pay for Programming

    9:00 am 2/3/2016

    The video giant rolls out a slate of original web series launching Feb. 10 that it hopes will draw users to the new $10-a-month Red subscription service: "Junior has to convince Mom and Dad to put in on their credit card," says one analyst.Read more

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  2. Ryan Murphy Launches Foundation to Tackle Hollywood's Diversity Problem (Exclusive)

    7:25 am 2/3/2016

    Half, a foundation within his 20th Century Fox TV-based production company, aims to have 50 percent of all director slots on his shows filled by women, people of color and members of the LGBT community and will begin outreach efforts at colleges to align candidates with mentors: "I personally can do better," he tells THR.Read more

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  3. Warning! This Shane Smith Interview Has 52 F-Bombs: "If I Can Come Up With the New Algorithm, Then I Win"

    6:55 am 2/3/2016

    In an exclusive before Viceland’s cable launch, Vice’s CEO and network co-president Spike Jonze on their plans ("12 months from now, we'll be on the cover of 'Time' as the guys who brought millennials back") and traditional media ("Bob Iger...needs to at least have some pathfinder saying, 'Hey Bob, I figured this out over here'"). Read more

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  4. Vice's Shane Smith Asks, "You Think I Could Hoodwink Bob Iger, Jeff Bewkes and Rupert Murdoch?"

    6:55 am 2/3/2016

    On the eve of Viceland's launch, Vice's CEO and the channel's co-president Spike Jonze reveal their plans to "f— shit up": 'Stoner Sundays' programming, no Nielsen ratings, and a belief Hollywood TV types "don’t know what the f— they’re doing."Read more

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  5. Rights Available! 'Birth of a Nation' Sparks Interest in Other Tales About Slavery

    6:30 am 2/3/2016

    'The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict,' the memoir of a black prisoner in the 1800s, along with a new book from the author of popular YA series 'The Darkest Minds,' are ripe for optioning.Read more

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  6. Randi Zuckerberg Turning Girl-Power Children's Book Into Animated TV Series (Exclusive)

    6:00 am 2/3/2016

    The Zuckerberg Media founder and CEO has partnered with NBCUniversal's kids' network Sprout and The Jim Henson Co. to bring 'Dot.,' the story about a tech-savvy young girl, to television.Read more

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  7. Trump Calls Ailes as He Plots What's Next After Iowa

    5:00 am 2/3/2016

    A second-place finish adds a new twist in the feud between the GOP's (ex?) frontrunner and Roger Ailes: "Voters just don't like arrogance beyond a certain point."Read more

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  8. Viacom CEO Dauman's $54M Payday? Meet the Five Board Members Who Signed Off on It

    5:00 am 2/3/2016

    In 2015, a proxy advisory firm issued a rare recommendation against re-election of the quintet of committee members because of the disconnect between pay and performance.Read more

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  9. Ron Howard, Brian Grazer Ending Their 30-Year Deal With Universal Amid New Money

    5:00 am 2/3/2016

    Imagine Entertainment is close to finalizing a deal for an investment of more than $100 million from The Raine Group that will allow the production company to set up new film and TV projects.Read more

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  10. Meet the Concept Artist Behind the World of 'Blade Runner'

    10:00 am 2/2/2016

    The vivid visions of Syd Mead, the recipient of this year's Visual Effects Society Visionary Award, also helped create the futuristic worlds of 'Star Trek,' 'Elysium' and 'Tomorrowland.'Read more

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